Seventh Heaven

Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish

Bennett won the seventh stage of the inaugural race in Dubai.

UAE Tour 2019 - Tappa 7 - da Dubai Safari Park a City Walk - 145 km Bennett celebrates his victory. Lapresse / Fabio Ferrari Lapresse / Fabio Ferrari / Fabio Ferrari

IRELAND’S SAM BENNETT claimed his first major victory of the year by finishing first in the final stage of the inaugural UAE Tour. 

Bora-Hansgrohe rider Bennett clinched the 145km seventh stage win in a sprint finish against Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) and Australia’s Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal).

UAE Tour 2019 - Tappa 7 - da Dubai Safari Park a City Walk - 145 km The sprint finish in Dubai. Fabio Ferrari / Lapresse.Lapresse Fabio Ferrari / Lapresse.Lapresse / Lapresse.Lapresse

Primoz Roglic of Slovenia, who won the final mountain stage on Friday, was crowned the overall winner.

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